Orbera: The Effective Weight-Loss Option Between Diet and Surgery

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Are you over your target weight and ready to shed some pounds? Then you might have started to look at various weight loss solutions. There are many of them. But what’s often overlooked is the solution that perfectly fills the gap between non-invasive solutions and surgery: The Orbera gastric balloon.

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At Triborough GI we know that being overweight can put a toll on your body. You know that, but you might not realize how much your weight can negatively impact your health. The risks of being obese, or overweight, are high and can lead to these serious conditions:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Certain types of cancer
  • Lower quality of life
  • Mental illness
  • Body pain

Knowing these facts might not make it easier for you to shed those extra pounds. After all, to make serious changes, most people need motivation. And now, thanks to a new and innovative procedure, you’ll finally have that motivation.

Orbera® makes losing dramatic amounts of weight in a short period of time possible, and it’s all without invasive surgery. Our doctors at Triborough GI offer this nonsurgical weight-loss treatment to their patients, and they have seen great and long-lasting results. Do you want to lose weight and keep it off? Orbera® might be the answer.

How can Orbera® benefit you?

Orbera® is an FDA-approved balloon weight loss system. It helps you learn portion control and healthy eating habits while not requiring invasive surgery. With this system, patients can lose up to three times the amount of weight they would lose with diet and exercise alone.

This outpatient procedure only takes about 20 minutes. To start, we’ll mildly sedate you to ensure you’re comfortable. The Dr at Triborough GI will then insert a deflated gastric balloon through your esophagus, into your stomach. Then, he’ll use a syringe to fill the balloon with sterile saline until it’s about the size of a grapefruit.

For the next six months, the balloon remains in your stomach. The space it takes up reduces the amount of food you can eat, which trains your brain to know when your stomach is full, so you won’t overeat.

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The goal of this six-month stretch is to change your eating habits and nutrition with the support of our team at Triborough GI. Your biggest Weight Loss usually occurs during this time period, which could be anywhere between 20 and 50 pounds or more.

Is Orbera for You?

Gastric balloons have been a very effective solution for thousands of people in over 80 countries. Over 220,000 Orbera balloons have been distributed worldwide, and the numbers are growing. It has been evaluated in over 230 clinical publications and has shown to help people lose 3x the weight of diet alone.

If you’ve tried a series of diets that haven’t worked, give Orbera a try. It comes highly recommended by people who have “tried everything else” without success.

If you are newly embarking on weight loss, go straight to Orbera and avoid the thousands of dollars in annual costs for a succession of dieting plans. Orbera patients will tell you that they wish they’d done it sooner.

The success of Orbera lies in the six months of eating right to let your body learn. And it’s so much easier to eat right when you’re not all that hungry.
What’s next?

Once you’ve established your new habits during these six months, the Dr at Triborough GI will then remove the balloon in a procedure like the placement process. For the next six months, you’ll continue to work with us to follow your personalized diet and exercise program. The key is to avoid returning to your old habits. Don’t worry, we’ll help you stay on track!

Do you need to lose weight to live a healthier life? Well, now you can, without the stress of having to follow a strict plan. Orbera® is a painless, non-invasive, and non-surgical method that has been proven to get results. Contact our team at Triborough GI today to set up your initial consultation. We can’t wait to help change your life!

Triborough GI has the top NYC gastroenterologists in Brooklyn, Staten Island and the Bronx. Our doctors provide only the most specialized and extensive care. Our motto is that the patient’s care comes first! Highly reputable and top-rated in NYC, our gastroenterologists will thoroughly examine, diagnose and treat you in any way they can.

Schedule an appointment at (718) 332-0600 today with one of our Triborough GI doctors at our Brooklyn, Staten Island or Bronx locations for any questions or concerns you have regarding your Orbera® procedure.

The Orbera gastric balloon perfectly fills the gap between diet and exercise on the one hand, and surgery on the other. It is a new incision-less, non-surgical option that gives you that boost in momentum that you need to make your weight-loss efforts last.

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